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Flag: 107th Regiment Inf.

Object Number: 
1967.85
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 55 1/2 x 68 3/4 in. ( 141 x 174.6 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: below eagle: "107TH (SEVENTH N.Y.)/ REGIMENT/ INFANTRY" embroidered: on banner in eagle's beak: "PRO PATRIA/ ET GLORIA"
Description: 
Blue silk and silk net U.S. regimental flag of the 107th New York Infantry embroidered with an American bald eagle with red and gold shield at its breast depicting a crowned lion and the insignia "7NG", arrows and a laurel branch in its talons, and a banner inscribed "PRO PATRIA/ ET GLORIA"; above the eagle is a frigate; below is a scrolled banner, inscribed "107TH (SEVENTH N.Y.)/ REGIMENT/ INFANTRY"; gold silk fringe trim around the three edges of the fly.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was used by th 107th Infantry Regiment, originally the 7th Regiment New York National Guard, from 1917 to 1939 when they were issued new colors by the state. In 1940, the regiment became the 207th Anti-Aircraft Artillery. The name of the unit was reverted back to the 7th Regiment N.Y.S.N.G. during the years 1941-1947 and then again as the 107th from 1947-1950.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group